ignipuncture


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ignipuncture

 [ig″nĭ-pungk´chur]
therapeutic puncture with hot needles.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ig·ni·punc·ture

(ig'ni-pŭngk'chūr),
The original procedure of closing a retinal break in retinal separation by transfixation of the break with cautery.
[L. ignis, fire, + puncture]
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ig·ni·punc·ture

(ig'ni-pŭngk-shŭr)
The original procedure of closing a retinal separation by transfixation with cautery.
[L. ignis, fire, + puncture]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012